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Cnn Getting Wrecked For Standing In The Middle Of The Road?

27th April 2009

Competition from opinionated cable news outlets like Fox News and MSNBC has continued to weaken the ratings of the pioneer cable news network, CNN, the New York Times observed today (Monday). The newspaper quoted several...

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Kutcher Pledges $100,000 To Malaria Charities

25th April 2009

Hollywood star ASHTON KUTCHER has pledged $100,000 ($69,000) to aid the fight against malaria. Kutcher bet his Twitter.com site would gather one million followers before news network CNN.com. He won and CNN boss Ted Turner handed...

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Kutcher Celebrates Twitter Victory

18th April 2009

ASHTON KUTCHER is celebrating after beating news giant CNN to one million Twitter.com followers - and now he plans to prank the network's owner TED TURNER, and film it. In the early hours of Friday (17Apr09),...

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Pirate Bay To Walk The Plank

17th April 2009

In the courtroom equivalent to the military suppression of the Somali pirates, the four defendants in The Pirate Bay case in Sweden were found guilty of copyright crimes in Sweden, sentenced to a year in...

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Fugees' Pras Caught Up In U.s. Sea Captain's Somali Kidnapping

17th April 2009

Former FUGEES rapper PRAS MICHEL almost lost his life last week (ends10Apr09) after he was caught up in the kidnapping of a U.S. sea captain by Somali pirates. The Ghetto Superstar hitmaker took an interest in...

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Norris Volunteers To Lead Texas Revolution

17th April 2009

Martial-arts master CHUCK NORRIS has his sights set on becoming more than a Texas Ranger - he has volunteered to run as the U.S. state's first president. Norris, who played TV hardman Cordell Walker in hit...

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Kutcher Wins Twitter Battle With Cnn

17th April 2009

It's official - ASHTON KUTCHER is more popular than CNN. The movie star issued a challenge to media mogul Ted Turner's global news network earlier this week (beg13Apr09), insisting he could beat the organisation to one...

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Fascinating Fact 7192

17th April 2009

ASHTON KUTCHER is taking on TED TURNER and his news giant CNN to see who is more popular on social networking website Twitter.com. The actor and Twitter fanatic insists he'll beat the global TV network...

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Tv Personality Braden Dies

6th April 2009

American writer TOM BRADEN, whose autobiography inspired U.S. television series EIGHT IS ENOUGH, has died. He was 92. Braden passed away at his home in Denver, Colorado of natural causes on Friday (03Apr09). In 1975 he...

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Tv Personality Braden Dies

6th April 2009

American writer TOM BRADEN, whose autobiography inspired U.S. television series EIGHT IS ENOUGH, has died. He was 92. Braden passed away at his home in Denver, Colorado of natural causes on Friday (03Apr09). In 1975 he...

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Ny Times Editor Looks At Journalism's "Next Life"

3rd April 2009

With many newspapers across the country facing extinction, the opening of the new Lorry I. Lokey Building, housing the university newspaper, the Stanford Daily , felt like a "ribbon-cutting" for "a new Pontiac dealership," New...

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The Force Is With Tv News Channels

1st April 2009

CNN at times had the look of a special-effects movie during its election coverage Tuesday night, expecially when its in-studio team discussed the results with correspondent Jessica Yellin in the field, who appeared on the...

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Tv Goes To The Polls

1st April 2009

The broadcast networks promised Monday not to project a winner in today's (Tuesday) presidential election until a nominee has unequivocally garnered at least 270 electoral votes and not to announce that a candidate has won...

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Msnbc Delays Hdtv Rollout

1st April 2009

After having predicted that MSNBC would be simulcasting in high definition before the presidential election, MSNBC acknowledged that it probably won't be able to do so before the second quarter of 2009. In an interview...

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Nbc News Widens Gap

1st April 2009

After seeing ABC's World News With Charles Gibson creep closer in the ratings during recent weeks, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams widened the gap last week as it averaged 9.65 million viewers. The ABC...

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Fans Offer Their Kidneys To Singer Natalie Cole

1st April 2009

Natalie Cole has received numerous emails from fans offering to donate their kidneys after she revealed on television she required a transplant.The 59-year-old - daughter of Nat King Cole - has been treated for hepatitis...

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Richardson Tragedy Helps Save Little Girl

27th March 2009

The NATASHA RICHARDSON tragedy has helped save a little Ohio girl, who would have died if her parents hadn't read about the actress' medical drama. Seven-year-old Morgan MCCracken was hours away from death, two days after...

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Geeks Rally For The Woz

25th March 2009

Although it was generally expected that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and partner Katarina Smirnoff would be voted off this week's edition of Dancing With the Stars -- they have the lowest scores among the judges...

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Rourke's Wrestling Match Back On?

19th March 2009

Oscar nominee MICKEY ROURKE is heading back to the ring for an appearance at an upcoming WrestleMania smackdown. The Wrestler star pulled out of the 5 April (09) event after fighter Chris Jericho took exception to...

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While Newspapers Cut Back, Cable News Makes Gains

17th March 2009

Newspapers are making enormous cuts in staff and expenditure, broadcast networks are seeing audiences for news programs decrease, and some local television news operations have shut down entirely, but the news for cable news for...

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Producer Confirms Chris Brown/rihanna Duet Recording

13th March 2009

Chris Brown and Rihanna recorded a duet, weeks after his arrest for allegedly assaulting her, a producer has confirmed.Nineteen-year-old Brown was arrested last month and charged with assault and making criminal threats at a court...

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Hughley's Cnn Show Coming To An End

6th March 2009

Comedian D.L. HUGHLEY has quit his weekly show for news network CNN to spend more time with his family. The actor has been travelling between New York, where he films D.L. Hughley Breaks The News, and...

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Cnn's Hughley Show Canceled

6th March 2009

CNN's experiment with topical comedy is apparently coming to an end. The cable news network confirmed a report by the TVNewser website that the Saturday-night D.L. Hughley Breaks the News will end its run at...

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The Simpsons To Become Longest-running Us Series

27th February 2009

Animated series The Simpsons is to become the longest-running prime-time show in US TV history after two more seasons were announced.Currently in its 20th season, the Springfield-set cartoon has matched the record of cowboy drama...

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Legend's Newspaper Backlash Prompts Apology

25th February 2009

Media magnate RUPERT MURDOCH has apologised to readers of his New York newspaper, after singer JOHN LEGEND criticised editors for running a controversial cartoon featuring the shooting of a chimp. The R&B star called for a...

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Clooney Says Obama To Appoint Us Envoy To Darfur

24th February 2009

President Barack Obama plans to appoint a full-time US envoy to the wartorn region of Darfur, according to actor and campaigner George Clooney.The Ocean's 11 star missed the Oscars to meet with the president and...

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Jackman Promises "Drunk And Nude" Oscars

22nd February 2009

Oscar host Hugh Jackman has promised the ceremony is going to involve a few surprises this year.The Australian, recently voted People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, was a surprise choice to host the 81st Oscars and...

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Big-getter Walters Scores Big Gets

18th February 2009

Barbara Walters, who is semi-retired from primetime television, where she once competed fiercely for major celebrity and newsmaker interviews -- "the big get," as it's known in the broadcast news business -- said Tuesday that...

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Ledger Fans Call For The Joker To Be Retired

13th February 2009

A group of HEATH LEDGER fans have demanded THE JOKER be retired from all future BATMAN movies as a mark of respect to the late star. The tragic actor, who died from an accidental drug overdose...

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49.5 Million Watched Obama's News Conference

11th February 2009

Barack Obama's first news conference broadcast during primetime on Monday attracted 49.5 million viewers, who tuned in to the four major broadcast networks, plus Univision, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC, according to Nielsen. While a...

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